On Wednesday October, 21, 2020, The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre in collaboration with the The Ministry of Environment and Housing, Bahamas virtually launched the Toolkit for the Green Climate Fund’s National Designated Authority and GCF Task Force of the Bahamas.
The Bahamas Readiness I project which is funded by the Green Climate Fund is near its completion and sought to support the capacity building and empowerment of the Ministry of the Environment and Housing (MOTEH) as the National Designated Authority (NDA) for the Green Climate Fund (GCF). This objective was achieved through the successful completion of several activities which led to outputs such as:
- NDA personnel trained in operational modalities of the GCF
- The development and elaboration of a Country Strategic Framework to the GCF
- Public Awareness materials disseminated to key national stakeholders
- Definition and elaboration of a Nationally appropriate process for No-objections
- Development and execution of workshops and training
The virtual launch provided stakeholders with a walk-through of the Toolkit as well as a sensitization on the No-Objection Procedure. The agenda included remarks by representatives of the GCF, CCCCC and the Government of the Bahamas.
During the launch, a short filmed on Climate Change in the Bahamas was premiered. The film highlights what is Climate Change, how it is impacting the Bahamas as well as the interventions by the Government of the Bahamas through the Ministry of the Environment and Housing in collaboration with several partners including the Green Climate Fund and the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre .
Peruse the GCF Bahamas Readiness Climate Change Film here.
The launch can be viewed here.